|Overview:||Coordinate activities of technical departments, such as taping, editing, engineering, and maintenance, to produce radio or television programs, or theatrical productions|
|Duties:||Supervise and assign duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of radio and television programs. Monitor broadcasts to ensure that programs conform to station or network policies and regulations. Observe pictures through monitors, and direct camera and video staff concerning shading and composition. Act as liaisons between engineering and production departments. Test equipment to ensure proper operation. Schedule use of studio and editing facilities for producers and engineering and maintenance staff. Train workers in use of equipment such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones, and lights. Confer with operations directors to formulate and maintain fair and attainable technical policies for programs. Discuss filter options, lens choices, and the visual effects of objects being filmed with photography directors and video operators. Follow instructions from production managers and directors during productions, such as commands for camera cuts, effects, graphics, and takes.|
A.A.S. Music Production
A.S. Theatre: Concentrations in Acting or Technical Theatre
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is projected to grow 9% to 13% from 2014 to 2024, which is faster than the average projected growth for all occupations.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires a High School Degree, plus additional coursework in a vocational or technical school. In some cases, employers may require an Associate Degree.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.